Michael P. Carvalho, Esq. Appointed to Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA Water Resources Protection Task Force

Environmental Attorney, Michael P. Carvalho, Esq., was unanimously appointed to serve as an At-Large Member of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA Water Resources Protection Task Force at a recent meeting of the Board of Selectmen. The Board of Selectmen and Conservation Commission recently formed the new task force to focus on protecting critical water resources. The town is currently experiencing many environmental challenges, to include development pressures and climate change issues that threaten its drinking water and stormwater management.  “Our coastal community is at critical crossroads as we share the responsibility to balance protection of our water resources, while implementing State mandated development obligations.  It is always a privilege to serve the town and share my knowledge in decades of experience with these issues,” said Carvalho.

Attorney Carvalho currently serves as a Member of the Board of the Salem Sound Coastwatch, a Trustee of the Manchester-Essex Conservation Trust and Board Secretary of Citizens Initiative for Manchester Affordable Housing.  He is president of Carvalho & Associates, P.C., an environmental law firm with offices in Boston and Atlanta.  Mike lives in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA with his wife and children. He can be reached at (678) 354-0066 or mpc@carvalholawfirm.com.